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Best Miami Spice Dinner Deals

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Miami Spice is finally here! Created by The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), this annual two-month promotion—which runs from August 1, to September 30, 2018—gives diners prix-fixe menus at 200+ of Miami’s top restaurants. Included in this promotion? Three-course dinners for just $39 per person.

And to kick-off the season, we’ve narrowed down some of the best dinner deals you have to try. Here are five restaurants where you can find them:

Jaya at The Setai: Get a five-star, pan-Asian feast at Jaya at The Setai {2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305.520.6000}! Sitting in The Setai, Miami Beach, a Miami Spice dinner here will have you indulging in plates like Steamed Wagyu Brisket Bao with a Korean BBQ brisket, Thai Ceviche, Scottish Salmon with a ginger scallion slaw (find the recipe here!), Chickpea and Vegetables, and more. For dessert, prepare your taste buds for pure joy: like Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding, Peach Crisp with blueberries and an oatmeal rumble, or Passionfruit & Coconut with mint mango.

Villa Azur: Go to this sexy French restaurant for dinner and expect to see-and-be-seen. During Miami Spice, head to Villa Azur {309 23 Street, Miami Beach; 305.763.8688} and you’ll get a taste of just what makes Executive Chef Philippe Ruiz so special: like Wild Mushroom and Truffle Tartelettes, Soft Organic Egg with Seared Foie Gras and Truffle Pecorino Cheese, Octopus Carpaccio, a Crisp Short Rib “Bonbon” with cauliflower purée, and Villa Azur’s signature dessert, Nutella Mousse.

AZABU Miami Beach: It’s AZABU Miami Beach’s {161 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; 786.276.0520} debut Miami Spice, and this Michelin-star concept is making sure it leaves a good first impression. Open for dinner, the Miami Spice menu includes plates like: Japanese Wagyu Tataki Truffle Ponzu, Grilled Octopus with Coriander Mayo, Branzino with Umami Butter, Chirashi Sushi Bowl, and Yuzu Key Lime Pie. As a bonus, diners will get a FREE chef’s choice starter of the day to start their meal.  

El Cielo: At El Cielo {31 SE 5th Street, Brickell; 305.755.8840}, dinner is an experience; and when you go, you won’t know what to expect. During Miami Spice, guests can expect fan favorite dishes from the restaurant’s 12- or 15-course menus, like Potato Milhoja, Farmer’s Chicken and Colombian Atollado Rice, Grilled Salmon, Colombian Dulce de Leche, and Compressed Mango with Chocolate Hazelnut Ganache—to name just a few.

Novikov Miami: This Chinese-Japanese staple from London has made its way to Miami! Do dinner at Novikov Miami {300 South Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami; 305.489.1000}, and you’re in for a treat. During Spice, feast on Saffron Sweet Corn Dumplings, Mixed Vegetable Tempura with Novikov-style Tenshuyo, Wok Salmon with Black Bean Sauce, or Marinated Grilled Hanger Steak with chili, garlic and yuzu. Then, finish with a decadent dessert like Key Lime Tapioca or Umeshu Black Forest Cake.

Happy dining!

By Jennifer Agress | Miami Editor